Reliance Industries Limited and the Indian Olympic Association today announced a long-term partnership aimed at furthering the performance of Indian athletes, supporting national sports federations and in the future. To host the Olympic Games is to build India’s reputation as a global sporting nation. Under this partnership, RIL and IOA will also set up India House for the first time in Paris Olympics 2024.
Paris Olympics 2024 India will have its own Olympic House
As a major partner of IOA, RIL will support Indian athletes in major multi-sport events including Commonwealth Games, Asian Games and Olympic Games. In addition, the Olympic Hospitality House is a sporting tradition and India’s first Olympic House at the Paris 2024 Olympics will be a landmark.
It is our dream to see India at the center stage in the global sports arena: Nita Ambani
Nita M Ambani, IOC Member and Director, Reliance Industries Ltd. Nita Ambani, said, “It is our dream to see India take center stage in the global sports arena. Our partnership with the IOA is part of Reliance Foundation’s commitment to empower young athletes by supporting them. We are also very excited to host India House for the first time at the Paris Olympic Games in 2024. This will be a great opportunity to showcase India’s immense talent, potential and aspiration to the world.”
Important Opportunity to be India’s House in Paris
IOA Secretary General Rajeev Mehta said, “I thank Reliance Industries and Mrs. Nita Ambani for this partnership with the Indian Olympic Association, supporting Indian sports and inspiring the next generation of children to join the Olympic movement. I give it. Being India’s house in Paris 2024 will be a momentous occasion. This is a big step in reiterating India’s commitment to the Olympic Movement.”
India to host 140th prestigious IOC session
India will also host the 140th prestigious IOC session in June 2023 at the state-of-the-art Geo World Center in Mumbai for the Paris 2024 Olympics. The IOC session, which coincides with the 75th year of independence, will highlight the role of sport in India and celebrate India’s contribution to the Olympic Movement. In May 2022, India’s first Olympic Value Education Program (OVEP) was launched in Odisha, which combines the strengths of both education and sports in instilling the core values of the Olympics.